“Plant Lore of an Alaskan Island” identifies the most common plants in the Kodiak Archipelago. It includes edible and medicinal plants and recipes for preparing them to eat. There is a special medicinal index cataloguing all the medical conditions for which the plant has been used and a short description of the method of use. As Native uses of the plants are emphasized, the book is somewhat of an ethnobotany.
There are 336 pages in this book. It covers over 200 plants, organized by habitat. Supplemental indexes include a plant family index, a glossary of Continue reading